The society of captives : a study of a maximum security prison.

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Society of Captives: A Study of a Maximum Security Prison - Sykes, Gresham M

Gresham Sykes wrote the book at the height of the Cold War, motivated by the world's experience of fascism and communism to study the closest thing to a totalitarian system in American life: a maximum security prison. The book is remarkably short--just 150 pages--but bristles with ideas. Sykes argued that many of the psychological effects of ... Read More

Society of Captives: A Study of a Maximum Security Prison 1971, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691028149

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